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    Micrograms Per Deciliter (mcg/dL)

    Micrograms Per Deciliter (mcg/dL)

    Some medical tests report results in micrograms per deciliter (mcg/dL).

    • A microgram is one-millionth of a gram. A gram is about 1/30 of an ounce.
    • A deciliter measures fluid volume that is 1/10 of a liter. A liter is a little bigger than a quart of fluid.

    Current as of: February 19, 2016

    Author: Healthwise Staff

    Medical Review: Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Thomas M. Bailey, MD - Family Medicine

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